2XONE - Mosaic (2014) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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4.04/5
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2XONE - Mosaic (2014)2XONE - Mosaic (2014)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
stbcbeer.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The malt and hop pairing will be changed yearly in this seasonal single varietal beer.
2014 - Mosaic hops and Special Pale Malt

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
99
Ratings:
654
pDev:
9.16%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
84
Trade:
0
 
User Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 99 | Ratings: 654
Reviews by TeamMathis:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy honey appearance. Floral, honey biscuit smell. And warming floral taste. I really love this brew. I hope it isn't retired, because my store just got it in last week. It really is delicious.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle (2014 vintage) into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a golden amber color with a one finger of white colored foam and some particulates seen floating within. The head has a great level of retention, slowly fading to leave a moderate level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is strongest of a grainy and bready aroma mixed with some lighter tropical fruit smells of a tangerine, pineapple, and mango nature. Along with these smells are some lighter earthy and pine aromas as well, creating a somewhat subtle, but pleasant aroma overall.

Taste – The taste begins a rather crisp bready taste mixed with some sweeter fruit flavors of a tangerine and mango nature. The fruit flavors lose ground throughout the taste drying out the flavor profile more toward the end. With the fading of the sweet, so too comes a crisping of the malt flavors with the bready flavors getting more cracker like in nature. From the start of the flavor there is a nice pine and light citrus hop taste present. The grapefruit citrus loses ground as the taste advances with the pine growing slightly stronger at the citrus’s expense. Along with these hop flavor transitions, a light earthy and grassy hop flavor join the tongue at the end of the taste, leaving a nice somewhat drier, but rather easy drinking and crisply hopped flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the just thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. While a slightly higher carbonation may have been just a tad bit better for the crisp nature of the beer, the slightly thicker body did do a nice job of accentuating the hop and light fruit flavors of the brew and made for a very nice drinker.

Overall – I am really impressed by the complex flavor/smell profile that Southertier could get from a single hop and a single malt. This was a nice brew with lots of flavor and a real enjoy to drink.

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2XONE - Mosaic (2014) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 654 ratings